Props, Script, Cameras, Action .. Action .. Umm, Action?

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones, There is going to be a NEW book by Me, Mawson Bear. It’s called, “She Ran Away From Love”. It’s about a Quest and .. Well, you can see hints here. It takes all sorts of fuss (between naps) to make a book. Much pondering was pondered by Me, Mawson, about […]

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And the Directors Chair is awarded to .. Scotland the Brave

Fellow Baffled Ones,  Prof Bree and Elliot Bear are having bothers with their cameras. They are looking at them a lot and taking bits out and putting them back. So making the photos of the Behind-The-Scenes pictures of the scenes that are In The Scenes of the pages my new book .. umm .. where […]

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About Mawson Bear’s Blob

From here, Fellow Baffled Ones, you can go to all the Toasts in my Blob. (Whispered conference with my friends.) Errr, no, it seems that they are the POSTS in my BLOG. We hope you enjoy them with honey. (Whispered conference.) And also, without honey, if you have no honey today. Me, Mawson, Writer-Bear and my Baffled […]

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‘She Ran Away From Love’, a new book to come from Mawson Bear

Fellow Baffled Ones, we’re making extra pictures to tell the bright world all about the new book being written by Me, Mawson Bear, called She Ran Away From Love. It’s about a Quest. These pictures are about making the pictures in the Book. They are behind-the-scenes pictures. It’s a baffling thing to say because we […]

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Suitable Gifts for Writer-Bears

Fellow Baffled Ones of this befuddled but bright world, It’s Me, Mawson, writer-bear of It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In. You may be baffled about what to give a writer (or bear) for a gift.  Here’s Me and I happen to have some presents. What could they be? Oh this is grand. A pen! Just the […]

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Heart of Brass, by Felicity Banks, first of the Antipodean Queen series

Heart of Brass by Felicity Banks is published by Odyssey Books , “where books are an adventure”. This book certainly is an adventure! AND you get a bonus story in a Choose Your Own Adventure supplement. More about that soon. Society doesn’t allow young men to marry science experiments. Straight from that first line we steam into […]

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Magic In The Mail, created by Felicity Banks

FELICITY BANKS, creator of Emmeline Muchamore, heroine of the Antipodean Queen Series, also writes Interactive Fiction where you not only read but, as the term suggests, you also get involved. It’s a different and absorbing way of reading, and its suitable for all ages. There are adventures, murder mysteries (Murder in the Mail) and magical ones. The stories […]

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Chivalrous Readers, Thank You, from Mawson Bear

Thanks to our many chivalrous helper and reviewers including: Emma of FNM Book Reviews. Comforting, like an old security blanket Pauline Dewberry and Casey Cat and Gibbs Cat of Thedailymews.com and Live well, Being Happy. who said, Absolutely lovely; so sweet and poignant. It makes my heart sing. Michael Bernal on Goodreads.  I was quite surprised by […]

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Esme’s Wish, by Elizabeth Foster: review

“I’m going to find out what happened to you, Mum, no matter what.” Mark, guardian of Mawson Bear says: From the startling opening wedding scene of Esme’s Wish to the highly satisfying conclusion, this novel aimed at younger readers is a fine read for those of any age who still yearn for wondrous worlds. This […]

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A Writer-Bear For Our Befuddled Times

Do you sometimes feel a bit muddled about, well, Things ? Sometimes rather ruffled when Things just go and, well, Happen ? Somewhat confused one moment and completely baffled the next? It’s not easy having to be sophisticated and industrious all day long. But in Mawson’s cosy world, the weary reader can flop down among […]

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Grownups, Bears, and Hotels: the hitherto unknown correlation

Mawson’s Guardian, Mark, says: Travelodge Britain annually return to grateful owners thousands of lost bears that had been left behind in hotel rooms.  A survey they did of their guests in 2010 revealed the following (italics mine): A quarter of male respondents stated it is quite acceptable to have a bear regardless of your age. […]

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Georgette Heyer: Meticulous craftswoman

The Tedettes are absorbing the novels of the Queen of Regency Romance, Georgette Heyer. They’re learning about their heroine from Jane Aiken Hodges biography.  It’s called  The Private World of Georgette Heyer  (Quotes from the Chivers 1984 edition). Hodge’s Foreword:  “She was .. an immensely skilled and meticulous craftswoman.  She did her best to conceal her high […]

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Mawson Bear presents: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In

“Just pure magic”. Susan Hampson, Reviewer on Books from Dawn to Dusk. It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In … is the first book in a series by Mawson Bear.  In these, Mawson sits atop his cushion and ponders about baffling things. Friends approach him about their own dilemmas. They seek instant answers that will make […]

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The Private World of Georgette Heyer, by Jane Aiken Hodge

Considered queen of the Regency romance, Georgette Heyer is one of the most beloved historical novelists of our time. As Hodge states in the Foreword of her biography: ” She gave her name to a recognisable genre of fiction”. Thrilled by Jane Austen’s books, the Tedettes looked about for more Regency novels. They’ve now got their paws […]

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